France re-shuffles for last match of World Cup

A horrific injury toll has forced France to make wholesale changes to their team, ahead of their final World Cup match against Samoa at CUA Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Christophe Moly will be the third player in as many games to start at hooker for France after James Wynne (Elbow) and Julien Rinaldi (cheekbone) both succumb to injury during the opening two pool matches.

France will also be without halfback Maxime Gresque for the match after he was ruled out with a reoccurrence of a hamstring injury, which sees Thomas Bosc move to number seven and centre John Wilson set to play at five-eighth.

Teddy Sadaoui moves back into the backline at centre to cover the changes and give France some size out wide, while Eric Anselme returns to the team in the second row after he missed the side